Our team of specialist immigration lawyers is very experienced and come highly recommended.

Find out more about the team of talented immigration specialists and read what others say about them (Andre Minnaar and Melissa Southall)  

Top Tier Legal 500 - Sydney Mitchell LLPOur team understands that the law relating to Immigration can often be complicated and very daunting, making it difficult to know which option is best for your individual circumstances.  

They are very experienced in explaining and guiding you through the process by simplifying the legal procedure and offering clear and honest advice.  They will provide expert guidance to ensure you make the correct application, meet the relevant application requirements, submit the correct specified evidence, manage the entire application process for you and provide detailed legal representations to the Home Office, whilst giving you updates throughout. 

Moreover, as a result of politics and ever changing world events, immigration rules and laws change frequently, sometimes without notice. You can rely on our team’s expert and up to date knowledge to ensure you do not go down the wrong path. 

We can assist with all types of entry clearance applications from abroad or in country extension applications / renewal applications and/ or appeals. For examples of the different types of applications and or appeals we can help you with but not limited to, please click on the relevant links below: 


Or for any other type of visa not mentioned, please contact our specialist team

Meet the Immigration Experts

Our immigration specialist team members are passionate about the Law and obtaining the best possible results for their clients:

Our Reputation

Andre Minnaar and Melissa Southall were shortlisted by the Birmingham Law Society Law Awards 2019 for their Excellence in Client Service to Private Clients and have both been recognised by the prestigious Legal 500 directory for several consequetive years for their talent, dedication and expertise in immigration law.

What our clients have to say about us

Our Fees

To view a list of our fixed fees for Immigration applications and appeals, please see online price guide. 

Our team will discuss with you your needs and provide you with a fixed fee tailored to the service with no hidden cost so you know exactly what the cost will be from the outset. To discuss this or any other aspect of you case, please contact us on 0808 166 8831 or the number at the top of this page.

Help and advice on Language skills requirements

We are able to help you with the types of language courses available, giving clarity and guidance as necessary.

How to contact us:

We invite you to contact us with your query, no matter how small and we will aim to find the most effective solution for your matter. 

Please call our immigration experts on 0808 166 8831 or email Andre or Melissa at a.minnaar@sydneymitchell.co.uk or m.southall@sydneymitchell.co.uk and we will get in touch with you.  As an alternative, you can also complete our online enquiry form.

ILPA Statement and information

ILPA’s Statement on the Safety and Protection of Immigration Practitioners - link here.


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